Asset Protection and Trusts
The team at SAPG Legal advises company managers and private wealth holders with a global, transversal approach. We support clients in defining their wealth strategies by proposing solutions adapted to personal situations with long-term objectives in mind.
Banking and Finance Law
We assist leading national and international banks, financial institutions, and public-sector entities. Our team of attorneys is experienced in NPL management, finance transactions, and advising financial institutions, private equity funds and real estate fund firms.
Contracts are the core of any business. Complex deals can make or break the value of your business. Our team of attorneys are committed to creating custom-tailored solutions for our clients needs. We address specific goals and risks when drafting contracts helping to bring peace of mind to any transaction.
The first steps towards opening your business can be daunting. Our attorneys can help guide you through the early phases of your business, advising on which type of business entity is best for you and your company.
Your businesses most important asset is your ideas, so it makes sense to protect those as you would your tangible assets. Our team of attorneys are experienced in dealing with a multitude of Intellectual Property matters, including trademarks, copyright, and licensing.
IT, Privacy & Big Data
Proper management of data and privacy concerns is a growing industry worldwide. Our firm specializes in assisting companies comply with local and international regulations as they pertain to IT, Privacy, and Big Data.
While you may have taken every step to avoid litigation, frequently it is an unfortunate necessity for many businesses. Our team is licensed to practice in multiple jurisdictions, and versed in the local, state, and federal laws, codes, and regulations for each. The attorneys at SAPG Legal prove time and time again to be ahead of the curve on litigation matters.
Mergers & Acquisitions
Mergers and Acquisitions can be an exciting time for a company. With new resources available it is easy to get lost in discussions of “what if”. The team at SAPG Legal has extensive experience in the field of Mergers and Acquisitions and can assist you every step of the way. Helping to define the roles of all involved parties so that the transition will be as seamless as possible.
Protecting your business, officers, employees, and assets after formation is a critical step for all businesses. Drafting and modifying these documents so that they are in line with local and federal regulations can help ensure the continued success of your business.
Corporate Real Estate transactions require experienced, multi-disciplinary attorneys with a high level of experience. Our attorneys have extensive experience in every stage of Corporate Real Estate transactions on a global scale. Including fundraising and structuring, deployment of capital, financing, refinancing, and final asset disposition.
The Healthcare industry is one of the most heavily regulated industries in the United States. Navigating through federal and state agencies, third-party payors, HIPAA compliance programs, audits, and employment contracts can be a burden to any practice. Our experts can assist you and your practice with any legal matters that arise.
The Pharmacy industry faces heavy regulation from local, state, and federal agencies. Additionally, many pharmacies are required to meet Medicaid/Medicare, and HIPAA guidelines. Whether you are opening a new pharmacy, or facing an audit from government agencies, our team of attorneys is versed in all legal matters facing Pharmacies, their owners, and their employees.
The right person for the job might not always be the person next door, our Immigration attorneys can help you expand your search for qualified individuals to a global scale. The team at SAPG Legal is experienced in handing all immigration matters.
The B visa is a non-immigrant visa issued by the U.S. government to foreign citizens seeking to enter the U.S. for a temporary period. The B visa is divided into two types, the B-2 Visitor visa and the B-1 Business Visitor visa.
The B-2 Visitor visa allows you to enter the U.S. to engage in tourism, vacation, or visiting friends and family.
E1 & E2 Visa
The E-1 and E-2 visas are non-immigrant visas issued by the U.S. government to foreign citizens seeking to enter the U.S. to work temporarily. The E-1 is a Treaty Trader visa, while the E-2 is a Treaty Investor visa.
Treaty visas are based on treaties of commerce and navigation between the U.S. and certain countries.
The EB5 immigrant employment-based visa category is for individuals who wish to reside permanently in the United States with the intent of creating or developing a business enterprise in the U.S. The EB5 visa category allows for conditional residency for persons who invest $1 million (or under certain circumstances $500,000) in a new commercial enterprise that employs 10 U.S. citizens or authorized immigrant workers full-time and engage in the business through day-to-day management or policy formation.
The H-1B visa is a non-immigrant visa, subject to a lottery, which allows U.S. employers to recruit and employ foreign professionals in specialty occupations. This program provides the opportunity for foreign workers to legally work in the U.S. if they possess at least a Bachelor’s degree in a specialty occupation or a Bachelor’s equivalent; this requirement can be met by demonstrating extensive employment experience in a related field or a combination of employment experience and post-secondary education.
I-visa, generally referred to as the “Media Visa,” are intended for representatives of the foreign media, including members of the press, radio, film, and print industries, traveling temporarily to the United States to work in their profession engaged in informational or educational media activities, essential to the foreign media function. I-visa applications are prepared at the U.S. Consulate or Embassy in applicant’s home country without first filing a petition with USCIS. I-visas are typically issued for one year and unlimited extensions may be granted in one-year increments.
Exchange visitor (J-1) visas are nonimmigrant visas for individuals approved to participate in exchange visitor programs in the United States. The J-1 Exchange Visitor Program, allows foreign nationals to visit the United States temporarily to study, observe, and train in a specific field or industry. Applicants must possess either a Bachelor’s degree or five years of work experience, provided such training is not available in their home country. Before you can apply at a U.S. Embassy or Consulate for a J-1 visa, you must first apply for and be accepted into an exchange visitor program through a designated sponsoring organization.
The L-1A and L-1B visas are non-immigrant visas issued by the U.S. government to foreign citizens who are intra-company transferees seeking to enter the U.S. to work temporarily. The L-1A visa is for managers or executives while the L-1B visa is for employees with specialized knowledge.
O-1 visas are available to individuals demonstrating extraordinary ability in the sciences, arts, education, business, or athletics (O-1A) or individuals demonstrating a record of extraordinary achievement in the motion picture or television industry (O-1B). There is also the O-2 visa which is for foreign nationals who plan to enter the United States to accompany O-1 aliens in the arts, motion picture and television industry, as well as athletics.